European Commission - Belgium
Sylvain Giraud has been Head of the Health Systems unit in the Directorate General Health and Food Safety in the European Commission since 2016, in charge of developing country specific and cross-country knowledge of health systems and supporting cooperation across the EU.
He was previously working on international health issues and policy coordination in the same, and on institutional cooperation in the Secretariat General. Before joining the Commission in 2002, he had worked for European trade associations and consultancies in Brussels. He is a graduate of the College of Europe, Bruges.